Spiced Rum Sour
- 0.75 oz. spiced syrup (recipe follows)
- 1 oz. fresh orange juice
- 1.5 oz. Humboldt Distillery Organic Spiced Rum
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, then shake until very cold, about 20 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice, and garnish with grated fresh nutmeg or cinnamon.
Spiced Simple Syrup:
Combine 1 c. sugar, 1 c. water, 4 whole star anise, 1 tsp cloves, .5 tsp fennel seeds, and 1 cinnamon stick, crushed into bark shards. Stir over low heat until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to steep for at least 2 hours, ideally 4+ hours (or overnight!). Strain and refrigerate.